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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group wants city to pay Children's Theatre legal fees

Members of a group that raised money to defend Children's Theatre staff during a misguided police investigation are now asking...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Riddled with problems !!!, on Jul 13, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 17 comments | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A garden of public delight

In the last decades of her life, Elizabeth Gamble could be spotted leaving buckets full of cut flowers from her bountiful...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by candice, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 2676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto search for robbers called off

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by You Know, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 2676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City considers phasing out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Our own Rush, on Mar 7, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 8 comments | 2676 Views

SPORTS

Williams closes in on Stanford's most revered track and field record

==BI Cardinal corner == Harrison Williams scored 7,518 points to finish second at the Texas Relays behind Stanford volunteer...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Mar 27, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Biden: Clinton might have been better running mate

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Original post made by Stephen on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Follow the lipstick, on Sep 10, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cooley Landing Community Workshop February 6

Cooley Landing is an 8.5 acre peninsula at the end of Bay Road, surrounded on 3 sides by San Francisco Bay. It contains...

Original post made by Cooley Landing Project on Feb. 5, 2010
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo calls for national first-responder network

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, took the anniversary of Sept. 11 to call for enactment of a nationwide interoperable communication...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 19 comments | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposed bill takes on cellphone-tracking

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo County, has introduced a bill that would require local governments to take public comment...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

RESTAURANTS

Time and talent

As it settles into its cozy, 28-seat downtown Palo Alto home at Hamilton Avenue and Cowper Street, Thyme doesn't necessarily...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Tren, on May 13, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 2676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to consider Ohlone expansion

Palo Altans tonight will get the first glimpse of the "recommended" architectural scheme for a new $11.1 million classroom...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by jardins, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:59 am | 12 comments | 2675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford: Hospital expansion would add $18M to Palo Alto

Stanford University's ambitious plan to upgrade and expand its medical facilities would bring Palo Alto about $18 million...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 14, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The beat on the street

World Music Day is scheduled to take over the street corners of University Avenue in Palo Alto on the longest day of the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Another Musician, on Apr 3, 2009 at 6:01 am | 5 comments | 2674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE COMMISSION OMISSION ... </B>Commission appointments are typically a humdrum topic in Palo Alto, but last week the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 2674 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigate Sunday homicide

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto Sunday night, police said. The city's ShotSpotter system alerted police to a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gets a kick out of beating the Trojans

There wasn't much separating Stanford and a second straight loss. Fifth-year senior place kicker Nate Whitaker was four seconds...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 2674 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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